President South Mountain Economics LLC
Dr. Michael Mandel is Chief Economic Strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute in Washington. His latest papers are “Beyond Goods and Services: The (Unmeasured) Rise of the Data-Driven Economy” and “The Geography of the App Economy” (with Judith Scherer). Dr. Mandel, who holds a PhD in economics from Harvard University, formerly served as chief economist at BusinessWeek, where he was named one of the 100 business journalists of the 20th century. Mandel is Senior Fellow at Wharton’s Mack Center for Technological Innovation, and president of South Mountain Economics LLC, which provides cutting-edge research and consulting on innovation, jobs, and economic development.
Dr. Mandel is the author of four books including an intro economics textbook, Economics:The Basics, in its second edition. His blog can be found at innovationandgrowth.wordpresscom. His main twitter feed is @MichaelMandel.